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    JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

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    The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

    News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

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    Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

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    Saturday, March 16th (All times Eastern)

    New York Rangers (13-11-2) at Pittsburgh Penguins (20-8-0), 1 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The sizzling Pittsburgh Penguins will take aim at an eighth straight victory when they host Saturday's Atlantic Division battle with the New York Rangers.

    Pittsburgh's seven-game winning streak began on March 2 in Montreal and the club's latest triumph was Thursday's 3-1 decision in Toronto. It is the longest winning streak for the Penguins since last year's 11-game tear from Feb. 21-March 17.

    The Rangers, meanwhile, appeared to be on the right track with four straight wins from Feb. 28-March 7. However, John Tortorella's club has since lost three of four and New York has scored a total of two goals in losing its last two tilts in regulation.

    A meeting against the Penguins would be an unlikely cure to the Rangers' problems, however, as Pittsburgh has won six straight in this series, including two encounters this season in New York City.

    Pittsburgh won a 6-3 decision at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 20 and then notched a 3-0 shutout win on Jan. 31. James Neal notched a combined total of three goals for the Pens in those two victories.

    The Rangers have lost two straight and nine of their last 14 road games in this series.

    Pittsburgh's most recent win -- Thursday's 3-1 decision at Air Canada Centre -- allowed the club to tie the Montreal Canadiens for the top seed in the East. Both the Pens and Canadiens have 40 points and Montreal is also in action Saturday against New Jersey.

    Pascal Dupuis scored a pair of late goals to lift Pittsburgh to the win in Toronto. Craig Adams also tallied, while Chris Kunitz posted two assists for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury snagged the win with 28 stops.

    "We didn't make it easy on ourselves," Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said. "We didn't execute very well, especially the first two periods. We were pretty sloppy. But just kept it simple in the third and tried to give ourselves a chance to get back in the game. We were fortunate we were able to do that."

    Pittsburgh continued its winning streak despite playing its third straight game without forward Evgeni Malkin, who is sidelined with an unspecified upper-body injury. The reigning Hart Trophy winner is expected to sit out a fourth consecutive game on Saturday.

    The Rangers were handed their second straight 3-1 loss on Thursday, falling to 1-2 on a four-game road trip with the setback in Winnipeg. Antti Miettinen scored the lead goal in the second period and Andrew Ladd netted a late insurance tally to lift the Jets.

    Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves and Ryan Callahan provided the lone offense for the Rangers, who fell two points behind Winnipeg for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East.

    "We had some chances that we didn't capitalize on, they scored a deflection goal to take a lead and we just didn't generate much offense in the third period," said Tortorella.

    The setback dropped the Rangers to 4-6-1 as the visiting team this season.

    03/16 10:18:47 ET

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      Exclusive look inside newly renovated Al Lang Stadium Video included

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      Great 38 News Now got an exclusive look at the newly renovated Al Lang Stadium while it was still under construction. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament Video included

      PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament PARC prepares for 41st Annual Golf Tournament
      Updated:

      PARC is a local non-profit organization whose goal is to turn disabilities into capabilities. They provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest.  More>>

      Trio talks about 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      You may remember these familiar faces. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt and Joe Guthrie stopped by Great 38 News Now in January before they set off on their 900 mile trek across the state of Florida. More>>

      News Now: JDRF is walking for a cure Video included

      Updated:

      JDRF is walking for a cure. Their goal is to create a world without type 1 diabetes. To help raise awareness and funds, they are holding a 5k walk on April 11th at Amalie Arena. Nicole Johnson and Tim Rivers stopped by to fill us in and to share their stories of living with diabetes. More>>

      News Now: Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      The Morgan Auto Group Charity Polo Classic took place on the 21st. The ladies put on their big hats and the men donned their bowties, and we raised a lot of money for Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Children's Cancer Center. This recap is brought to you by Marco's Pizza, who graciously donated $2,000 during the event. More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

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      • Comfortable start to the work week in Tampa Bay

        Comfortable start to the work week in Tampa Bay

        Monday, May 4 2015 3:47 AM EDT2015-05-04 07:47:21 GMT
        With a mostly sunny sky and relatively low humidity, it should be a comfortable start to the work week.
        With a mostly sunny sky and relatively low humidity, it should be a comfortable start to the work week.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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